Accession Number : AD0857187

Title :   Testing for Normality by Control Bands Digital Computer Program User's Manual and Theory,

Corporate Author : ARMY MISSILE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING LAB REDSTONE ARSENAL AL AER OBALLISTICS DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s) : Greene, Latricha ; Rich, Nancy

Report Date : 29 MAY 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : The Testing for Normality by Control Bands (TEN COB) digital computer program provides a graphical goodness-of-fit test. It gives a convenient way of judging how well the probability distribution of the observations or data points from a random sample can be approximated by a normal (Gaussian) distribution. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STATISTICAL DISTRIBUTIONS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING), (*STATISTICAL DATA, CURVE FITTING), STATISTICAL TESTS, DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), LEAST SQUARES METHOD, SAMPLING, GRAPHICS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS.

Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE